Author Archives: The Hook

About The Hook

Husband. Father. Bellman. Author of The Bellman Chronicles. Reader of comic books and observer and chronicler of the human condition. And to my wife's eternal dismay, a mere mortal and non-vampire. I'm often told I look like your uncle, cousin, etc. If I wore a hat, I'd hang it on a hat rack in my home in Niagara Falls, Canada. You can call me The Hook, everyone else does.

How’s The Hook Doing?

It’s been awhile, so if you don’t mind, I’m going to reintroduce myself… Hello, everyone, my name is Robert Hookey but you can call me The Hook, everyone else does.  I’ve had the great honor of addressing all of you … Continue reading

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Where’s The Hook Been?

You’ve probably been noticing a lack of Hook in your virtual diet. Symptoms include but are not limited to:  Cranium lethargy.  Sore joints (not the type you roll and which are soon to be legal in Canada) and aching muscles. … Continue reading

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From Fiction To All-Too Real Fact In Seconds.

My daughter lost a bit of her innocence last night. At ease, people, no salacious details will be found here. I’m about to wax philosophical. Whatever the hell that means. So there we were, watching the last ten seconds of … Continue reading

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State Of Affairs: Hook Style.

More than a few grains of sand have fallen since I posted last (though I’ve been present on the amazing, wholly-original OTV Magazine site) so I’ve been trying to come up with something to satisfy your ravenous hunger for my … Continue reading

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The Hook Did New York – And They Declared A State Of Emergency.

But I had nothing to do with it, I swear. Nevertheless, I was there at the same time as “Snowmageddon 2018”, so I’m sure I’ll the history books will blame me. My mind is in a strange place these days. … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Top One Hundred: Part Four.

Time for our fourth fantastic (as in the Fantastic Four) and final installment, kids! Yeah, I’m a nerd, but I’ve had sex with a woman, so what of it? Speaking of sex… FUN WITH HOOKERS – THAT DIDN’T COST ME … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Top One Hundred: Part Three.

I’m not usually one to wax nostalgic, or anything else for that matter, but as my wife often says, “I’m really not into this anymore… but we’ve already started so we might as well finish.” 51)  The blonde Return Guest … Continue reading

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